Frequently Asked Questions about the Online Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
What is Industrial and Organizational Psychology?
Industrial and Organizational Psychology is the application of psychology principles to workplaces or organizations.
What are some responsibilities I may be tasked with as an I/O Psychology professional?
While actual job responsibilities are unique to every job, as an Industrial and Organizational Psychology professional, you may be asked to:
• Design enhanced hiring and training methods for increasing worker productivity
• Positively impact and guide organizational change
• Engage in defining and addressing any issues in corporate culture
• Develop and implement effective hiring processes to attract qualified personnel
• Assess workplace tolerance and conduct diversity training
• Maximize cooperation between employees and various departments within a company
• Implement programs to enhance employee job satisfaction
• Conduct research that evaluates the effectiveness of workplace programs
How long is the M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program?
You can complete the M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in as little as 22 months. Courses are offered in convenient seven-week sessions and a week-long break between each one.
How flexible are the class schedules?
Very. Our online-blended programs offer flexible, accelerated options designed to help working adults get ahead. You can log on to your class whenever you like, day or night, as long as you meet the deadlines set by your instructor.
What support system do you have in place for your students?
The Chicago School is committed to offering personal support to all our students, no matter where in the world they reside. For that reason we offer:
• A personal advisor/mentor who will work with you from your first phone call to the day you graduate
• Classroom support from caring staff on our 24/7 helpline
• Tech support when you need it
What do I need to apply for the M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology??
• Official transcripts (bachelor’s degree through your highest level of education attempted)
• Statement of Purpose
• Proficiency in current Internet and computer technology
• Current résumé (three to five years of post-baccalaureate work experience is generally required;
exceptions may be made after consultation with the program of study)
Have more questions about the Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology degree program? Call us at 866-907-4209 or request more information. For FAQs about The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and admissions-related policies, please visit our General FAQ page.